(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is watching the situation in Florida closely following Hurricane Ian. For those Ohioans who want to help with either donations or volunteer service, the state of Florida is using the Florida Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (commonly called Volunteer Florida) to coordinate donations and volunteer efforts.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — A Cincinnati business owner who used his four companies to illegally discard waste at three sites – and whose dumping may have polluted the Little Miami River – has been ordered to pay a civil penalty of $550,000 and clean up his mess, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.… Read full story
2022 Fall Color Forecast and First Fall Color Report Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cooler temperatures, earlier sunsets, and fall leaves – soon vivid reds, oranges, and yellows, will pop signifying the shift of the season. Throughout the fall color changes, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will release weekly updates letting people know where to see the best hues and what unique activities can be enjoyed under a blanket of autumn leaves.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced he is enhancing his Bold Beginning Initiative to remove barriers to health care, ease financial burdens, and support parents.
“I have a vision for Ohio to be the best place in the nation to have a baby and raise a family,” said Governor DeWine.… Read full story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service today announced the release of the National Accuracy Clearinghouse Interim Final Rule, the first step toward leveraging an innovative new tool to promote customer service and prevent duplicate participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP.… Read full story
Scammers have long used social media to impersonate people you know and trust, but recently they’ve been using a new tactic: text messages with a spoofed caller ID. This scam can be hard to spot at first glance, so watch out for the warning signs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled “Examining Outbound Investment.”
Sen. Brown’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follow:
Earlier this year Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that, “Beijing wants to put itself at the center of global innovation and manufacturing, increase other countries’ technological dependence, and then use that dependence to impose its foreign policy preference.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, OH) – National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a campaign held every October to celebrate the many contributions of America’s workers with disabilities and raise awareness regarding the employment of people with disabilities. Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is leading the state’s efforts across Ohio to promote the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Sep 30, 2022
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A vehicle was parked in the opposing lane of traffic on Sockman Road with a male sleeping in the driver’s seat. The male was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for OVI.… Read full story